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PENGUINS ADVANCE TO STANLEY CUP FINAL

PENGUINS ADVANCE TO STANLEY CUP FINAL

Bryan Rust scored two second period goals and the Penguins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 to advance to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since winning the Cup in 2009.

Pirates complete four-game of sweep of D-backs with 8-3 win

Pirates complete four-game of sweep of D-backs with 8-3 win

Gerrit Cole’s three run home run made up for a short outing as the Pirates completed their sweep of the Diamondbacks Thursday afternoon, winning 8-3.

Cervelli finds a home in Pittsburgh

Cervelli finds a home in Pittsburgh

There are plenty of cold, hard facts that one could use to justify the Pittsburgh Pirates’ decision last week to sign catcher Francisco Cervelli to a three-year, $31 million contract extension.

Only In Pittsburgh

Only In Pittsburgh

Pirates Potential Call-Ups

Pirates Potential Call-Ups

Every major league baseball season features dozens of call-ups from the teams' minor league system. Some are injury reinforcements, some veteran backups who provide depth, and others are intriguing prospects. Here are the prospects most likely to join the Pirates in 2016.

5 Questions Facing the Steelers

5 Questions Facing the Steelers

Every NFL team is faced with a number of questions entering the summer. Here are five questions facing the Steelers before OTAs and minicamp.

Jordy Mercer: After getting off to terrible starts the last two years, Mercer benefited from not having to compete for his job in spring training and just focused on the season ahe

Mt. Lebanon senior Marie Erickson fits that description so completely it would seem as if the award was patterned after her.

Much of the Pittsburgh Penguins’ success in 2015-16 -- particularly in the latter part of the season -- has been attributed to the coaching change that occurred on Dec. 12, 2015.

No depth.

No speed.

No direction.

No identity.

No chance.

Townsend, of Winchester Thurston School, likely won't be "unsung" very much longer.

Scouts love Boyd’s competitiveness, route-running ability and hands, which make up for his lack of elite speed.

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It's probably appropriate that Ayanna Townsend earned the CoGo's High School Sports Unsung Hero Award as a sophomore.
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After an eventful offseason, the Pirates went to Bradenton last month to get ready for the 2016 season. Did Neal Huntington assemble a team that can compete with the Cubs and Cardinals, or did the Bucs take a step backwards?
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Pirates’ manager Clint Hurdle met with the media at Major League Baseball’s winter meetings before the opening of Spring Training.
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One of the criteria for the CoGo's High School Sports Unsung Hero award is leadership. Whether it's in the context of sports, academics or in the community, the award honors student-athletes who distinguish themselves as leaders.
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Spring has arrived. The long cold winter is behind us, and so too are the grueling mid-season months that set up the NHL for its stretch run. Here are the teams that have emerged from the marathon and are well-positioned to make their bids for Lord Stanley.
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The NHL Playoffs are quickly approaching, and the Penguins are battling a spot at the Eastern Conference table. Here are three reasons why they will make a playoff run, and three reasons why they won’t.
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Whenever a hockey team changes coaches mid-season, it’s fair to look at the season in two parts. The beginning of the 2015-16 Pittsburgh Penguins campaign was the end of the Mike Johnston era and the remainder marked the beginning of Mike Sullivan’s tenure as head coach.
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Sure, making the playoffs would be nice, but is it really in the Penguins’ best interests?
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